Wilmington, Delaware Houses for Sale

Located in the state of Delaware and the seat of New Castle County during the influx of the Christina River and of the Brandywine Creek into the Delaware River. Wilmington became the state’s financial, industrial and commercial center and was the main port. The oldest settlement by the Europeans in the Delaware River valley was established by the Swedes. The area was first called Fort Christina, it was later renamed Altena before the settlers ousted the English forces. The area was a small agricultural hamlet for its first 100 years until it was developed into a thriving port and as a market after the Quakers moved in.

Wilmington, DE Prices for Houses for Sale

453,449 +12%
409,114 +16%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Wilmington Homes for Purchase

214 -23%
300 -15%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

31 -9%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 293  
Police Civilians 56  
Total Arrests 2,384 (2020)
Total Incidents 6,837 (2020)
CrimeScore 68.14  
National Rank 4491st  
Statewide Rank 27th  

Local Statistics

Population 70,376 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,063 (2.42%)

Criminal Offenses

Animal Cruelty 2
Arson 1
Assault Offenses 1,818
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 565
Counterfeiting/Forgery 16
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 2,015
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 768
Embezzlement 3
Extortion/Blackmail 2
Fraud Offenses 329
Homicide Offenses 28
Kidnapping/Abduction 29
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,724
Motor Vehicle Theft 421
Pornography/Obscene Material 1
Prostitution Offenses 1
Robbery 282
Sex Offenses 40
Stolen Property Offenses 116
Weapon Law Violations 661

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